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Call to Action for Imprisoned, Mistreated Kazakh Pastor


American ally, the so-called moderate Muslim nation of Kazakhstan is mistreating an imprisoned pastor.

Sixty-seven-year-old Bakhytzhan Kashkumbayev was arrested last May for a second time, and imprisoned in an unknown location.

His crime? Effectively leading Muslims to Christ.

Jeff King, of Washington-based International Christian Concern, says Pastor Kashkumbayev is in ill health and has experienced possible torture during his imprisonment. He's calling on Christians worldwide to pray and to contact the Kazakh Embassy in Washington to demand that Pastor Kashkumbayev be freed.

He also wants Americans to contact their congressmen and ask that they urge the Kazakhstan government to release Pastor B.

Watch my interview with Jeff King to find out more about this persecuted pastor:

Here's contact info for the Kazakhstan Embassy in Washington, D.C.:

  • Mr. Nurgali Arystanov (ner-Gall-ee uh-WRIST-ann-awv)
    Counselor for Political and Media Affairs
    nurgali@kazakhembus.com
    1-202-232-5488, ext. 115
    Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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Comments on this post

# RE: Call to Action for Imprisoned, Mistreated Kazakh Pastor

I want to call on Washington to help this pastor but don't how. Please help.
Left by Debbie on Oct 18, 2013 10:13 PM

# RE: Call to Action for Imprisoned, Mistreated Kazakh Pastor

Debbie. Contact your U.S. Senators and Representative in the House. Here's a link for you to find contact info for your members of Congress:
http://www.congressmerge.com/onlinedb/
Left by Global Lane on Oct 19, 2013 10:09 AM

# RE: Call to Action for Imprisoned, Mistreated Kazakh Pastor

California senators are inept. They will not help or listen. All we get are form letters saying that they can't do anything. It is better to pray and let God get him out. Fire them all in DC and lets get people who will do something instead of fight amongst themselves. The they want a pay raise. Cut their salaries until they do some real work instead of arguing.
Left by KellieC on Oct 21, 2013 12:00 PM